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Berlioz: Harold en Italie; La mort de Cléopâtre - Valery Gergiev

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Playing time: 63'09"
Tracks: 6
Booklet pages: 24
© 2014 London Symphony Orchestra
Reviewer: Stephen Francis Vasta
Review of Berlioz: Harold en Italie; La mort de Cléopâtre - Valery Gergiev published on 12 April 2015

Listen: Berlioz: Brigands' Orgy (Harold in Italy) (track 4, 9:42-10:30)

Antoine Tamestit, viola
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
London Symphony Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, conductor

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869):

Harold en Italie, Op 16 (1834)
1 Harold in the Mountains: Scenes of melancholy, happiness and joy
2 March of the pilgrims singing the evening prayer
3 Serenade of an Abruzzian mountain-dweller to his sweetheart
4 The brigands' orgy. Reminiscences of earlier scenes

La mort de Cléopâtre (1829)
5 Lyric scene. Allegro vivace con impeto - Lento cantabile
6 Meditation. Largo misterioso - Allegro assai agitato

Recorded November 2013 at the Barbican, London, England

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